Power Platform Dev Weekly #159
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This week, after the new controls hit MDA in the Wave 1 release, we finally see their Power Apps versions, with some lovely-looking controls coming soon. Dhruvin & Shane both have great videos on the new controls and Arun walks us through them if reading is your preferred way.
Microsoft feature releases and announcements
PG&E saves over 38 million dollars from Power Platform solutions and a Center of Excellence
Enhanced security for implicitly shared connections in Power Apps
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🥇 Cover Story
Create a stack trace in Power Automate flows
by Pieter Veenstra
Who doesn’t love a good stack trace as a developer?
Pieter Veenstra does a great article that epitomises why low code and pro coders should exist side by side. Generating helpful stack traces during a Flow run to better assist in debugging and issues. Perfect.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
Programmatically update OOB messages in D365
Great, nerdy look on how to modify the returned messages from an CRUD API call.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
Flappy App, Why and How to make a game in Power Apps
by David Wyatt
Game development fundamentals in Canvas Apps? Yes please! This is a hugely enjoyable post from David and will hopefully inspire others to build some fun things!
How to bind DataVerse Choices field to a Combobox in Model Driven Custom Pages/ Fluent UI combobox in canvas app
by Debajit Dutta
Debajit higlights how to ensure your app behaves as users expect untilising choice fields
😎 Power Automate
Perform a changeset request in Dataverse connector in Power Automate
by Priyesh Wagh
With a throwback to the cover story, Priyesh the change set request in Power Automate.
Migrate Flow to latest Microsoft Dataverse connector
by Priyesh Wagh
Priyesh takes the clean sweep in the Power Automate section this week - using the latest supported connectors is always the ideal solution and Priyesh shows how you can do this with Dataverse.
👍 Everything else in Power Platform
How to Enable the Modern Controls (Preview feature) in the Canvas Apps?
by Arun Potti
Arun has a walkthrough on how to turn on the modern controls.
Using calculated columns in Power Pages
by Nick Doelman
Nick smashing it out the park again with a fantastic post about the usage of calculated columns directly in Power Pages
The Myth of the “Full Stack Developer”
by Steve Mordue
Steve Mordue is another pull no punches blog post that is a thought providing blog on developers and their perception.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
How Fusion Development and advances in AI tools are helping developers get apps to market quicker - Alison Mulligan, Carl Cookson & Matt Beard
*Editor note* This isn’t from this week but the 2 editors of this week featured heavily so it’s definitely worth a read if you missed it.
Make A power Apps Timesheets App - Matthew Devaney
About Dataverse Environment Variable Export-Import - Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
Set up ALM accelerator for Microsoft Power Platform. - Olena Grischenko
Get the difference between two dates EASY - Josh Cook
CoE Starter Kit - Solution Assessment App - Alex Shlega
Linn Zaw Win- Power Platform Tools
by Linn Zaw Win
Linn this week brough back his #ToolDR series, working through XrmToolBox tools and summarising so in case you missed, it or want to read his latest posts then this is the place to check it out!
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